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Vitamin C Has Been Shown To Promote Cardiovascular Health

Vitamin C is one of the most common supplements available today and is well known for its beneficial effects in strengthening the immune system. However, brand new research has shown that Vitamin C plays an important role in cardiovascular health too.  The clinical study looked into the effect that Vitamin C had on the endothelium cells that line all blood vessels and arteries. These cells are important because they release the endothelium-derived relaxation factor, Nitric Oxide (NO) which causes blood vessels to dilate. Dilation of vessels is an important function that is required to increase blood...
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New Research Shows Acai Berries Promote Heart Health

Acai berry supplements are the most popular superberry supplement and is even a favourite amongst celebrities. It has been noted for its effective weight loss effects and its powerful anti-oxidant capacity. Acai berries have also been noted for their particularly beneficial effects in improving heart health.   A newly published study has confirmed the cardio-regenerative effects of Acai berry extract. A significant amount of published literature on the cardio-protective effects of Acai berry extracts already exists. Several studies have well documented the effects that Acai berries have on helping...
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Groundbreaking study reveals whey protein can help with type-2 diabetes

Whey protein has been the centre of attention in the healthcare and nutrition world as a band new study reveals the important role that it plays in helping to control type-2 diabetes.   In an experiment involving 15 type-2 diabetics, a whey protein drink dissolved in water was given to each individual to drink before a high-glucose meal was consumed. Regular blood samples were taken before and after the meal to monitor the change in their blood glucose levels. Astonishingly, it was found that in patient who were given whey protein to drink before the meal, blood glucose was 28% lower than in...
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